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Babies with bronchiolitis benefit from new oxygen therapy

A new therapy to help infants with acute respiratory infection will prevent thousands of infants with bronchiolitis from requiring escalation […]

Starving superbugs, then poisoning them

Adelaide researchers have developed and patented a novel approach to fight superbugs, like golden staph, by targeting the bugs’ favourite […]

Want to avoid diabetes? Meet some old friends

For millions of years humans have co-evolved with not just our external environment, but also with our internal allies – […]

Cancer Council welcomes new HPV vaccination data, but more work still to do

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released new data today showing that the proportion of 15-year-old girls fully […]

Clinical trial to treat conjunctivitis using a novel non-antibiotic treatment

With conjunctivitis running rampant this year, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is uniquely placed as the only location in Australia working […]

Research aims to fine-tune sepsis diagnosis

Work designed to improve diagnosis of one of the leading causes of death in children is underway in Brisbane, led […]

The ‘wicked problem’ of hospital handwashing

It sounds like a simple task: how do you make sure that health care workers in hospitals wash their hands? […]

HIV researchers welcome recommendation to list PrEP on PBS

A recommendation that the HIV prevention drug PrEP be approved for public subsidy has been hailed as an essential step […]

Saliva test aims to detect HPV throat cancers

A QUT researcher is developing a simple saliva test to detect Human papillomavirus (HPV) in throat cancers. This follows the […]

Domestic travel key to distribution of flu across Australia

New scientific research on the spread of flu across Australia has revealed that all major cities appear to experience outbreaks […]